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DIY: Drying Flowers

24 May, 2021 Drying Flowers Flowers are a garden favorite, bringing beauty and color into our landscapes and homes. But seasonality, short life-span, and changing weather conditions can leave...

How to Pick the Perfect Nursery Plant

5 May, 2021 How to Pick the Perfect Nursery Plant Does that actually grow here? Can it be planted now? Whether you are shopping at a big box store...

5 Tips for Cost Saving Solutions to Gardening

26 Apr, 2021 5 Tips for Cost Saving Solutions to Gardening Have you ever heard a gardener say something along the lines of “I just harvested my first $100...

5 Step Raised Garden Bed

8 Apr, 2021 5 Step Raised Garden Bed Growing food at home is important.  One of the main problems here in Arizona is the condition of our soil.  Soil...

Swiss Chard: A Champion in the Garden

5 Mar, 2021 Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) is a large-leafed vegetable with colorful stalks and veins. In the garden, Swiss chard is a proficient grower and is beautiful when...

Donating Food in Your Community

3 Mar, 2021 Donating food products can be one of the most impactful ways to make a difference in your community, especially in a time of so much uncertainty....

Navigating Agricultural Certifications

1 Mar, 2021 Agricultural certifications on our food products are supposed to help us as consumers discern the differences in how our food is grown and processed so we...

Controlling Fungus Gnats in Your Plants

23 Feb, 2021 Controlling Fungus Gnats in Your Plants   Fungus gnats are a nuisance many gardeners and plant lovers have experienced. Fungus gnats occur when plants are overwatered, there...

Five Easy Cut Flowers to Grow

22 Feb, 2021 Five Easy Cut Flowers to Grow Cut flowers are a wonderful way to add color, texture, and beauty to a landscape, garden, or in a home....

Rainwater Collection

10 Feb, 2021 Reduce Your Water Costs with Rainwater Collection Collecting rainwater may be something we associate with farming practices or large scale water recycling operations, but as more...

5 Steps to Amazing Compost

4 Jan, 2021 Making your own compost at home takes 5 easy steps.  There are so many benefits to your own compost such as reducing your food, lawn, and...